Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘Harmony’ [Morris]


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Harmony' [Morris]SRL-Rhi-XXXX-110

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
William MorrisAustraliaEdwin B. Hoare

Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport

Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
R. roseaR. × graeseri with large red flowerspurple

Color temperature sensitiveFlower lengthFlower widthPetal form

RecurvedStamen colorStyle colorFruit color

Fruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades lengthPhylloclades width
pale red violet to mauve pink with deep red violet mid stripe and base. Flowers are 2.5 cm. in length and 3 cm. in width. Obovate petals have sharp tips. Frontal view petal count is 18. Pistil is pale red violet with 5 white stigma lobes. Filaments are deep red violet with bright yellow pollen. Ovary is 0.7 cm., 5 ribs, bright light green.

Meier 1995: 19; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-8phylloclades have 4 areoles per side within small crenations. Mature growth is green, newer growth has a purplish edge. Segments are long and narrow and some are 3 angled. Phylloclades average 6 cm. in length and 1 - 1.5 cm. in width. Lateral areoles hold 1 - 2 bristles. Linear (apical) areole has short yellowish bristles. From the same cross as 'Cherry Ripe'.

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